Category Archives: NaNoWriMo

Climbing Out of a Writing Hole

“How does a project get a year behind schedule? One day at a time.”¬†~~Fred Brooks (IBM computer software developer) While I’m not behind a whole year on my current writing project, this question has been ricocheting around in my mind … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Accountability Challenge: Sign Up Now!

Last week I posted some links¬†and information about the National Novel Writing Month (November). I mentioned that I would do a November accountability challenge if enough interest was shown. I heard from plenty of you to have a good-sized group! … Continue reading

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November Challenge: Getting Ready for NaNoWriMo

Around half a million writers are expected to register for National Novel Writing Month in November. What is this challenge, more often known as NaNoWriMo? It’s a wild and fun (free) writers’ support group online where you sign up to … Continue reading

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Food for Thought–and Growth

Grab a cup of coffee or hot chocolate and give yourself permission to read something uplifting and helpful for fifteen minutes. Here’s a variety of posts, covering several subjects dear to the creative heart. Enjoy! How to Avoid the Power … Continue reading

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Procrastination Tip: Jump In!

People often tell me that I’m very productive, so it was a shock recently to take a procrastination test and come out in the top 10% of procrastinators! It said I scored 80 out of 100 possible points and “when … Continue reading

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